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FDR Presidential LibraryWhy We Fight: Prelude to War (1941)

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FDR Presidential Library

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Why We Fight: Prelude to War

Frank Capra. Prelude To War (Frank Capra) The introductory film to the series portrays the events leading up to the war: Japanese attacks on Manchuria, the rise of Fascism in Germany and Italy and the lack of military preparedness in the United States. Prelude to War won the Academy Award for best documentary in 1942.

This movie is part of the collection: FedFlix

Producer: FDR Presidential Library
Language: English
Keywords: fdr.gov; public.resource.org

Creative Commons license: CC0 1.0 Universal

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Reviewer: Jilly9 - - January 23, 2012
Subject: Oscar
Won Best Documentary in 1943.


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